prison term

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Noun1.prison term - the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
hard time - a term served in a maximum security prison
life sentence, life - a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard"
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At the preliminary hearing on the appeal case held on Wednesday, the man said the prison term of six years is too harsh and appealed for a reduced term.
PESHAWAR -- A Peshawar High Court bench on Wednesday gave the defence ministry three days to file written comments on a petition of imprisoned Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari, who sought remission in his three-year prison term awarded to him by a military court in Dec 2015.
Under Greek law, the maximum prison term that can be served is 25 years, regardless of the length of the sentence.
The report said the six-year prison term of Ahmad Montazeri was suspended after approval by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi following a request from a senior cleric.
The 53-year-old, of Mount Street, Bangor, appearing from custody at Caernarfon Magistrates Court yesterday, was jailed for two days for theft and a 120-day prison term imposed in August after he admitted assault was activated.
The first to be arrested was accused of ties with terrorists and is now serving a prison term.
Among them was Donel Marcus Clark, who received a 35-year prison term for a first-time conviction of selling large quantities of crack cocaine and marijuana in 1993 at the age of 29.
The court also upheld the four-year prison term handed down to a compatriot accomplice of the accused for using hashish and an additional year for molestation.
Israr Ahmad was awarded 7 years prison term and fined to the tune of Rs 200000.
Their prison term was shortened for one month to 1 year and 5 months.
A third defendant who was convicted of committing the actual thefts was given a three-year prison term, while four others were given suspended prison terms.
The court gave me a five months prison term for distributing the book without permission and six months for the second charge and 500 riyals fine for each offence," Al Mashani told Gulf News through email from Salalah, about 100-km south of Muscat.